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Life in the Boomer Lane Enters A Contest

February 11, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane suspects that many of you are quite busy right now, gathering up whipping cream, soft restraints, and dog-eared copies of Fifty Shades of Grey for your Valentine’s Day festivities. She does, however, ask you to set aside your own lives for a moment in order to enhance hers. The folks at Midlife […]

A Valentine for People who Read My Blog

February 9, 2014

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Dear Readers, Life in the Boomer Lane spends a lot of time making fun of things in this world that make her laugh, make her crazy, make her angry, and have her believe we are all literally going to hell in a hand basket, and the hand basket is ratty and moldy and full of […]

This is My 500th Blog Post

December 1, 2013

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There’s a great book by Rachel Joyce, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry. Harold, a sixty-something retired man, leaves his house in England one day with no other intention than to mail a letter to a former co-worker who is dying of cancer in a hospice at the northern end of the country. Harold passes […]

Blogging Your Way to Fame and Fortune

October 27, 2013

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There’s a great piece in the NY Times Sunday Review by Tim Kreider, titled “Slaves of the Internet, Unite.”. Kreider is a writer, a real writer, lauded and respected. But he is caught in the same morass that we Lowly Worm bloggers are caught in when it comes to being expected to give our work […]

My Gift From Ahh Bra Means A Win For You

August 21, 2013

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Life in the Boomer Lane is grateful that the long tradition of bestowing domesticated animals on others as gifts, has, with the exception of small pockets of the country, become passé. She is also grateful that, in this amazing and wondrous world of bloated information, celebs, governments and companies can capture every reference to themselves […]

A Short Hiatus From Blogging

November 10, 2012

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Like Facebook, Twitter, and Donald Trump’s brain synapses, blogging imparts a belief that one’s thoughts are vital to the well-being of the planet.  A vacation from blogging imparts an awareness that world events tend to continue with or without During my hiatus from blogging, a president got re-elected, after both parties spent the equivalent of […]

Sage Advice for Young Writers and Bloggers

August 17, 2012

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Emily of Snotting Black asked me to guest post on her blog, thereby lowering the property values in the immediate vicinity.  So please visit her blog (which is pretty darn fantastic), say kind things, and send large checks.  To me, not her.  Thanks.

Really Important Stuff That Happened When I Was Gone

June 20, 2012

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Because the sum total of the money I have made from blogging approximates that of the current Greek GNP, and because I like to engage in frivolous activities like paying the mortgage, I decided to focus on my real estate career for a while, instead of on my keyboard. Stepping back from blogging for a […]

Ana, You Have No Gag Reflex!

April 24, 2012

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Let us start with a confession: When I wrote my scathing and witty series on The Fifty Shades of Grey books, an astute reader/fellow blogger commented by providing what she felt was the best quote in the book.  Since then, this Sesquipedalian Songstress of Syntax has been trying to find a post to write in […]

The Day After Hate

February 15, 2012

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I’m forgoing my intended post for today, in which I was to reveal the true meaning of life, the results of the upcoming presidential election, and what is the best source for do-it-yourself dentistry. Instead, I’m going to share with you some of the blogs I discovered when I was perusing the tsunami of comments […]

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